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LOS ANGELES, Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Burford Capital Limited (“Burford Capital” or “the Company”) (OTC: BRFRF) for violations of §§10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
The investigation focuses on whether the Company issued false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose information pertinent to investors. Burford Capital was the subject of a report by Muddy Waters published on August 7, 2019. Among the allegations in the report, Muddy Waters claims that the Company overstated investment returns, and suffers from weak financial reporting and internal controls. According to Muddy Waters, Burford Capital is “actively misleading investors,” and that its accounting to value for its litigation cases is too aggressive. Based on this news, shares of Burford Capital fell sharply during intraday trading on the same day.
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